Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1024

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 35-43-5-14.

Synopsis: Commercial bribery. Establishes the crime of commercial bribery, a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that the offense is a Class D felony if the fair market value of the property that is the subject of the commercial bribery exceeds $2,500.

Effective: July 1, 2001.





Ulmer




    January 8, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code.







Introduced

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1024



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning criminal law and procedure.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 35-43-5-14; (01)IN1024.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 35-43-5-14 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 14. A person who:
        (1) solicits, accepts, or agrees to accept property with intent to violate a duty of fidelity to which the person is subject as:
            (A) partner, agent, or employee of another;
            (B) trustee, guardian, or other fiduciary;
            (C) attorney, physician, accountant, appraiser, or other professional adviser or informant;
            (D) officer, director, manager, or other participant in the direction of the affairs of an incorporated or unincorporated association; or
            (E) arbitrator or other purportedly disinterested adjudicator or referee;
        (2) represents to the public that the person is engaged in the business of making disinterested selection, appraisal, or criticism of commodities or services and solicits, accepts, or

agrees to accept property to influence the person's selection, appraisal, or criticism; or
        (3) confers, offers to confer, or agrees to confer property, the acceptance of which violates subdivision (1) or (2);
commits commercial bribery, a Class A misdemeanor.
However, the offense is a Class D felony if the fair market value of the property exceeds two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500).